Shortcuts are something that makes a task easier for the user of the iPhone or iPad to perform like saving a webpage as PDF or making gifs in the gallery. IOS 13 and Apple iPadOS 13 have a shortcut App now. By default, all the shortcuts that are downloaded from the web are restricted but you can allow the untrusted shortcuts on your device.
In this guide, you will learn how to allow “Untrusted Shortcuts” on your Apple device.
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Allow Restricted Shortcuts on Apple device
As we have mentioned earlier, shortcut app bans any shortcut downloaded from the internet for privacy measures but you can let them bypass if you want. Here’s how you can do it:
- Open Safari and go to the webpage from where you can download the shortcuts, tap on “Get Shortcut”
- A pop up will appear on the screen saying that the shortcut can’t be opened. Tap on “OK”
- Now go to the Settings in your device, and navigate to the “Shortcuts” section.
- Toggle on the “Allow Untrusted Shortcuts”
- Confirm by tapping on Allow on the pop-up appeared on the screen.
- Type your device passcode to confirm.
- Now go back to the safari shortcut page and tap on “Get Shortcut”
- The shortcut will open in the Shortcut App, tap on “Add Untrusted Shortcut”.
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